A man accused of stabbing his lawyer to death in Queens last month has been formally charged and faces up to 25 years in prison.
Authorities arrested Nando Perez of the Bronx on Aug. 9 in connection to the murder of 65-year-old Charles Zolot, a Queens lawyer who specialized in divorces and child custody cases. The NYPD said Perez, 64, is a client of Zolot but didn’t provide other details.
Perez, 64, was arraigned Thursday on an indictment charging him with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced. The alleged killer will continue to be held without bail.
His lawyer declined to
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